What personal data we collect and why we collect it
“Personal Information” means any information about an identifiable individual but does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
For each visitor to this website our web server automatically recognizes non-individual data only, but not Personal Information. We use this information to notify users on updates and optimize the Site for you and to diagnose problems with hamishburgess.com. We collect information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information, site registrations, and/or orders placed with hamishburgess.com.
How we use this information
We collect the minimum amount of Personal Information necessary to provide our services. The information we collect is used to:
1. notify users about recent updates on hamishburgess.com.
2. ship products purchased on hamishburgess.com and inform buyers about their orders.
3. offer promotional opportunities from hamishburgess.com to site visitors.
4. improve the function of this website.
We do not sell, rent, or lease our site member and customer information to third parties. In order to provide our services, we occasionally share information to our business providers to help make decisions about the content made available to our customers. We use trusted, third party companies to assist us in fulfilling orders and
processing credit card payments. These companies are only given the necessary amount of Personal Information needed to complete the transaction. Any transfer of information is subject to the limitations of this privacy statement.
We work to secure your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Who we share your data with
hamishburgess.com respects your privacy and will only use the information you give us to complete your order, or to send you newsletters or info on sales.
We will keep your information private and confidential, and do not share your customer information with anyone. We will not sell, share or lease your private information with any other businesses or third parties.
In order to provide our services, we occasionally share information to our business providers to help make decisions about the content made available to our customers. We use trusted, third party companies to assist us in fulfilling orders and processing credit card payments. These companies are only given the necessary amount of Personal Information needed to complete the transaction. Any transfer of information is subject to the limitations of this privacy statement.
Your PayPal information is secure so that no one other than PayPal and hamishburgess.com have access to it. We never hold, or see your credit card information.
The information you provide and the records of items you buy will be used to constantly monitor and improve our service.
We may contact you by email to keep you updated on your order, if we have questions concerning it, or to advise you of shipping. We will telephone you only if it is absolutely necessary. Please contact us if you have any questions.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address.
Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter may opt-out by replying to the promotional email with the word REMOVE in the subject line.
Surveys and Contests
From time-to-time our site may request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary, and the user has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving this site.